Caribbean athletes on fire at the World Police and Fire Games

BELFAST, Northern Ireland — The Caribbean was represented by a delegation from the Trinidad and Tobago Fire Service, accompanied by Dr Christopher Stange from the Consulate for St Vincent and Grenadines to Northern Ireland, at the 2013 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG) in Belfast.

The contingent, many with Vincentian roots, were cheered by spectators, proudly parading around the packed stadium in the opening ceremony of the Games.

The WPFG are third in size after the Olympics and Commonwealth Games, with competitors from over 70 countries competing in 60 different sports.

The Caribbean athletes will be participating in a variety of events from athletics (track and field), orienteering and the ultimate firefighter championship.

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